Students in the Touch & See Lab looking at a live tarantula.


We are thinking about you and your families during this COVID-19 pandemic. We hope you are safe, healthy, and well, and want to provide an important update regarding Bell Youth Camps this summer.

We have made the difficult decision to cancel all Bell Museum Youth Camps scheduled for the remainder of summer 2020.

We know that summer camp is an important part of your family’s summer plans, and we are very sad that we will not be able to see you this summer, but your camper’s safety is our priority. If you have registered your child for a Bell camp, the amount of your camp fees will be refunded in full.

Thank you for your patience and know how much we miss you! We hope you are checking your email and our Facebook/Instagram/Twitter feeds for Bell Museum videos, activities, and other fun content. We’re planning even more interactive and engaging online offerings for your children this summer!

Thank you!

Sarah Riemer and Nathasha Chandrasekharan
Bell Youth & Family Programs team

If you have more detailed comments or questions, please feel free to email us if that’s easier:

Youth Camps

Adventures for the budding scientist in your life

Bell camps provide a fun and enriching environment that encourages campers to explore their scientific passions and discover new interests. We accommodate various learning styles as we explore, create, and experiment with STEAM related activities and exhibits throughout the museum. Led by talented educators, each week at Bell summer camps includes hands-on investigations, planetarium visits, games, creative projects, field trips around the University’s Twin Cities campus, and much more!

Become a member! For as little as $95 your household can become Bell Museum members and receive discounted camp pricing —one of the many benefits of membership. The museum is also proud to offer $15 Curiosity Memberships for qualifying families.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss accommodations for your camper, please contact us at or call (612) 624-8866.

Kids at Bell summer camp doing science indoors and out